Celebrity chef best known for her appearances on the Food Network. She hosted the Food Network show Everyday Italian, which won an Emmy Award.
She attended UCLA, where she obtained a bachelor's degree in anthropology. She trained at Le Cordon Bleu in Paris, France.
In 2006, she began hosting the show Behind the Bash.
She was married to Todd Thompson from 2003 to 2015. The couple had a daughter named Jade in 2008.